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DPICache: A Distributed Program Image Cache for Wireless Sensor Networks

Ellul, Joshua and Martinez, Kirk (2008) DPICache: A Distributed Program Image Cache for Wireless Sensor Networks At Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, China. 12 - 15 Oct 2008. , pp. 170-175.

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Wireless sensor networks, like other computing platforms, require software updates from time to time due to software bugs, new functionality, better understanding of the surrounding environment or new applications. Physically connecting to and reprogramming each node is usually not feasible and often impossible. A number of wireless code distribution and reprogramming techniques have been presented in recent years. In this paper we present a novel technique to efficiently update any nodes that were lost during programming periods. Our experiments demonstrate a 57% decrease of bytes sent over the air when updating nodes that previously missed updates.

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Published date: 12 October 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: October 12-15, 2008
Venue - Dates: Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, China, 2008-10-12 - 2008-10-15
Keywords: sensor networks, reprogramming, cache
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 266815
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2367-5
PURE UUID: 67d25cd6-2601-4265-a562-28ab0e828d67
ORCID for Kirk Martinez: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 21 Oct 2008 12:53
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:11

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Author: Joshua Ellul
Author: Kirk Martinez ORCID iD

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